Outdoors

Three Christmas Themed Idaho Road Trips
It's hard to believe that Christmas is less than a month away. In a year where you would think we would be bored and that days would seem like years, the Holidays have appeared to sneak upon us. One thing that 2020 has left us void of seems to be Christmas Spirit...
This Famous Landmark's Idaho Roots
As you already know, Idaho is a pretty special place. Many Idahoans have had significant achievements in science, art, sports, and entertainment over the years. Olympic cyclist Kristen Armstrong, Patty Duke, Ernest Hemmingway, Christina Hendricks, Harmon Killebrew, Aaron Paul, and Nikki Sixx are all…
Five Holiday Movies You Didn't Know Were Set In Idaho
We all have go-to Christmas movies that we watch every year. My family watches Elf, Four Christmases, Deck The Halls, Fred Claus, and Christmas With The Kranks multiple times each year. None of those movies were set in Idaho, but there are five movies that are...
What Makes The Perfect Boise Snow Day
I love living in the Treasure Valley. I love it here because we get a taste of winter, but it's very rarely so snowy that you can't get around town. Yes, I've heard of "snowmageddon," but that was a freak event that I don't believe we will ever see again...
Why Does Boise Insist On Having Roundabouts?
Having moved to the Treasure Valley in the past year, I understand that my opinion on matters such as this may not carry much weight, but sometimes a new perspective is exactly what's needed. It is only because of that reason that I am writing this...
Idaho Pumpkin Carving Ideas
Less than a week from Halloween, and we are in prime pumpkin carving season. If you carved your pumpkin a week ago, the cold temperatures might have destroyed your artwork. If you carve now, your pumpkin will be in perfect shape come Halloween, and with the right design, you'll be the envy of y…
Zombies In Boise!
First, there was the virus, then we had the earthquakes, and now zombies have taken over the Treasure Valley! Okay, maybe that is a bit of an exaggeration, but there is no doubt that zombies are a thing in the Boise area. No, they're not going to attack you on the streets of Nampa, and they&apo…
Animals You Can See Now At Zoo Boise, And A Few You'll Have To Wa
In a COVID-19 reality, Zoo Boise had to make changes to its operation.  To keep their employees, guests, and animals safe, they closed indoor exhibits and redirected traffic away from some others.  Because of those changes, you can see most but not all of the animals when you visit...
PHOTOS: The Rose Garden at Julia Davis Park in Full Bloom
Suppose you're having one of "those" days, a "case of the Mondays," or you just need to take some time to relax.  The Rose Garden at Julia Davis Municipal Park in downtown Boise might be precisely what you need.  It probably won't be in bloom l…

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